La Maison Longchamp

How many people are employed by Longchamp?

More than 3000 people work for the Longchamp group, 45% of them are employed in France.

How is Longchamp fighting conterfeit good? How to recognize a conterfeit product?

For many years now, Longchamp has been leading a vigorous fight agaisnt conterfeit goods in order to protect its creations and know-how. Our legal team is supported by a network of lawyers in the world and cooperates with the customs services and police of many countries. The best way to be sure of buying a genuine product is to buy on or one of our authorized retail outlets. The online auction sites do not generally guarantee the authenticity of the products.

When was Longchamp founded ?

The brand story began in 1948 when Jean Cassegrain, the father of today's President, founded the company.

What does the horse logo stand for ?

There is a famous horse race track in Paris called Longchamp. Just next door to it was an old mill that the founder of Longchamp called Cassegrain - which means ""miller"" in French - used to pass in front of every day. The company soon found its name: it being only a short trot from the mill to the miller and onto the race track, itself named Longchamp or ""long field""... the way was fore trod!

Can I request financial information about Longchamp ?

Longchamp is a privately held, unlisted family run company. Therefore it does not publish annual financial reports and does not release its financial results.